A personal concoction.  Make a French Blonde but substitute pomegranate juice for the grapefruit juice and lighten up on the St. Germain a bit. Not a bad upgrade.

“A dry martini,” [Bond] said. “One. In a deep champagne goblet.” “Oui, monsieur.” “Just a moment. Three measures of Gordon’s, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake […]

INGREDIENTS 1 bunch basil 1/2 lemon 2/3 oz simple syrup 3 oz gin (Hendrick’s) INSTRUCTIONS Stuff the basil into a cocktail shaker, followed by the lemon. Muddle the lemon and […]

INGREDIENTS 2 oz. Gin 1 oz. simple syrup (or 2 tsp. superfine sugar) 1 oz. lemon juice Brut Champagne or other dry sparkling wine INSTRUCTIONS Combine gin, sugar, and lemon […]

INGREDIENTS ½ oz. elderflower liqueur, like St. Germain 1 oz. dry gin 2 oz. White Lillet 2 oz. fresh grapefruit juice A few dashes lemon bitters INSTRUCTIONS Vigorously shake together […]